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Heidi Wisnioski 40
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Yokbeth Kapasiang 39
Pablo Vidal 39
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Federico Aguinaco 38
Joe Ruzick 36
Stephanie Dunn 36
Joao Magalhaes 36
Marco Busca 36
Essi Nirhamo 36
Matej Cickovic 34
Matan Bloom 33
Lotem Svorai 31
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Kossi Agbegninoli 31
Hevanoa Vaki 29
Kaitlin Lomas 29
Oleg Shulyak 29
Peter Hernandez 28
Marco Fussi 28
Emilio Betancourt 27
Yves Haussener 26
Antonia Jaquez 25
Siim Tammearu 25
Fiston Niyongabo 25
Joel Andersson 24
Jacquelyn Strawn 22
Saulius Vilkelis 20
Zoja Kalar 19
Tristan Taht 19
Nika Simeunovic 16
Molly Quinn 15
 
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Beach Volleyball History
In 1971
Ron Lang and Ron Von Hagen won the Parks & Rec San Diego Open.  It was the 41st win for Ron Lang, the 36th win for Ron Von Hagen, and the 18th win for the team.
In 1976
Greg Lee and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec Sorrento Beach Open.  It was the 14th win for Greg Lee, the 14th win for Jim Menges, and the 12th win for the team.
In 1982
Matt Gage and Jim Menges won the Parks & Rec Marine Street Open.  It was the 27th win for Matt Gage, the 47th win for Jim Menges, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1982
Nancy Cohen and Kathy Gregory won the Parks & Rec Sandpebbles Open.  It was the 13th win for Nancy Cohen, the 29th win for Kathy Gregory, and the 9th win for the team.
In 1993
Karch Kiraly and Kent Steffes won the AVP Miller Lite Seaside Heights Open.  It was the 73rd win for Karch Kiraly, the 45th win for Kent Steffes, and the 33rd win for the team.
In 1993
Holly McPeak and Nancy Reno won the AVP Women's Tour Seaside Heights.  It was the 4th win for Holly McPeak, the 9th win for Nancy Reno, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1993
Karolyn Kirby and Liz Masakayan won the WPVA Coors Light Hermosa Beach Open.  It was the 36th win for Karolyn Kirby, the 14th win for Liz Masakayan, and the 6th win for the team.
In 1999
Liz Masakayan and Elaine Youngs won the AVP Mervyn's California Beach Bash 99.  It was the 41st win for Liz Masakayan, the 4th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 4th win for the team.
In 1999
David Swatik and Mike Whitmarsh won the AVP Mervyn's California Beach Bash 99.  It was the 1st win for David Swatik, the 22nd win for Mike Whitmarsh, and the 1st win for the team.
In 1999
Laura Bruschini and Annamaria Solazzi won the CEV Neusiedler See Open.  It was the 2nd win for Laura Bruschini, the 2nd win for Annamaria Solazzi, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 1999
Martin Laciga and Paul Laciga won the CEV Neusiedler See Open.  It was the 4th win for Martin Laciga, the 4th win for Paul Laciga, and the 4th win for the team.
In 2004
Pedro Cunha and Rogerio 'Para' Ferreira won the FIVB Carolina Open presented by GlaxoSmithKline.  It was the 3rd win for Pedro Cunha, the 9th win for Rogerio 'Para' Ferreira, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2004
Karch Kiraly and Mike Lambert won the AVP San Diego Open Presented by Bud Light.  It was the 145th win for Karch Kiraly, the 2nd win for Mike Lambert, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2004
Holly McPeak and Elaine Youngs won the AVP San Diego Open Presented by Bud Light.  It was the 69th win for Holly McPeak, the 27th win for Elaine Youngs, and the 13th win for the team.
In 2004
Markus Dieckmann and Jonas Reckermann won the CEV European Championship Final.  It was the 2nd win for Markus Dieckmann, the 3rd win for Jonas Reckermann, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2004
Simone Kuhn and Nicole Schnyder-Benoit won the CEV European Championship Final.  It was the 1st win for Simone Kuhn, the 1st win for Nicole Schnyder-Benoit, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2004
In a repeat of the previous week, Karch Kiraly extends his record to 146 career titles and Holly McPeak extends her record to 69 career victories as both win in San Diego. Kiraly and Mike Lambert defeat Sean Rosenthal and Larry Witt 21-18, 14-21 and 15-8 in 59 minutes while Holly and Elaine Youngs defeat Annett Davis and Jenny Johnson Jordan for the second straight week 22-20 and 21-18 in 51 minutes.
In 2010
Chen Xue and Xi Zhang won the FIVB Grand Slam presented by SEAT.  It was the 5th win for Chen Xue, the 5th win for Xi Zhang, and the 5th win for the team.
In 2010
Ihor Akinshyn and Todd Strassberger won the AVP YG AVP Qualifier Tour Ocean City.  It was the 1st win for Ihor Akinshyn, the 1st win for Todd Strassberger, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2010
Dana Fiume and Shayna Munson won the AVP YG AVP Qualifier Tour Ocean City.  It was the 3rd win for Dana Fiume, the 4th win for Shayna Munson, and the 3rd win for the team.
In 2010
Stafford Slick and Mark VanZwieten won the AVP YG AVP Developmental Tour Long Beach, NY.  It was the 1st win for Stafford Slick, the 1st win for Mark VanZwieten, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2010
Kim DiCello and Michelle Lonergan won the AVP YG AVP Developmental Tour Long Beach, NY.  It was the 2nd win for Kim DiCello, the 1st win for Michelle Lonergan, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2015
Maria Antonelli and Juliana Felisberta won the FIVB Stavanger Major Series.  It was the 13th win for Maria Antonelli, the 51st win for Juliana Felisberta, and the 2nd win for the team.
In 2015
Teresa Mersmann and Isabel Schneider won the   2015 CEV Beach Volleyball European Molodechno Satellite.  It was the 2nd win for Teresa Mersmann, the 2nd win for Isabel Schneider, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2021
Petr Bakhnar and Valeriy Samoday won the FIVB Sofia Beach Open 2.  It was the 1st win for Petr Bakhnar, the 7th win for Valeriy Samoday, and the 1st win for the team.
In 2021
Anhelina Khmil and Tetiana Lazarenko won the FIVB Sofia Beach Open 2.  It was the 2nd win for Anhelina Khmil, the 2nd win for Tetiana Lazarenko, and the 2nd win for the team.
 
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